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When we update this site: also on"Updates webpage" (on our folk-news site)+ in our emailed "Folklife Newsletter".
MEDIA: YOUR DIRECTORY-LISTING LAYOUTWe can help - email your details & we'll draft new entries for you to approve or change. It's up to you as to what you wish to include or leave out, after "Country or area NAME website" Country or area NAMEwebsite [links will be in blue] Contact name Contact phone → Area covered details ⇒ Contact details other than name/phone in 1st line. Emails: to avoid spam, we will not link it, & will put <at> for @. ⊕ Up to 40 words more details. MEDIA CATEGORIES: M.1 Online Folk Magazines & Listings: (a) UK country or large regional area, (b) England Local - covering 1 or 2 counties & nearby, (c) International. M.2 Printed Folk Magazines & Listings, M.3 Folk Radio, M.4 Publishers (Music & Print)
FREE LISTINGS for all in our online DIRECTORY, by joining our emailed Newsletter list, roughly monthly-ish, you'll get information updates, -- and reminders to check your details haven't changed, thus we'll keep your details up-to-date.
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MEDIA M.1 ONLINE FOLK MAGAZINES & LISTINGS --- (a) UK covering a country, region or larger area
England West Country& West Mids MR RED’s MID WEST listingswww.cresby.com Cresby Brown → Mr Red’s website gives regional listings, for the ‘Mid-West’, by day and by county. ARMANDALEG MUSICwww.armandalegmusic.com Mike Weaver → West Country: Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire. Midlands: Herefordshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire. ⇒ Contact via website. twitter <at>armandalegmusic ⊕ Independent organisation, helping original acoustic and traditional artists to promote their music. Listen online to live music, find out what’s on in the Mid-West, get the latest news, view comprehensive list of Mid-West venues and of folk and acoustic festivals.
UK … and this website is the FOLKLIFE MEMBERS' ONLINE DIRECTORY, including these listings from Folklife.Sam Simmons 01684 561378 Folklife produce FOLKLIFE WEST print magazine (details: ⇒ M.2 below) available online: FW news pages are on www.folklife.uk and Folklife Traditions Journal pages are on www.folklife-traditions.uk
UK & Ireland LIVING TRADITIONwww.livingtradition.co.uk Office 01563 571220 ⇒ The Living Tradition, PO Box 1026, Kilmarnock KA2 0LG. admin<at>livingtradition.co.uk, www.facebook.com/thelivingtraditionmagazine ⊕ The Living Tradition magazine’s website, featuring articles from the trad/folk magazine, festival, club and concert listings, news, reviews and regional links. There is also an online shop where you can buy many folk and traditional CDs [Feb 2018, new member]
MEDIA M.1 ONLINE FOLK MAGAZINES & LISTINGS --- (b) local - covering 1 or 2 counties & nearby
Cornwall FOLK IN CORNWALLwww.folkincornwall.co.uk John Tremaine 01208 872124 ⇒ Editor: John Tremaine, 7 The Moors, Lostwithiel, PL22 0BX. mail<at>folkincornwall.co.uk Facebook: www.facebook.com/folkincornwallmagazine ⊕ Song, music and dance clubs, groups, sessions, with Google maps. Event diary. Details of regular weekly or monthly events. View and download pdf versions of all issues of the magazine. Links to local and national folk information websites. WHEAL ALICE MUSICwww.whealalice.com David Harley 01736 740337 ⇒ St. Ives, Cornwall. david.a.harley<at>gmail.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/WhealAlice/ Combines the folk-oriented music of David Harley with writing about musical techniques and history, music reviews, and information on Cornish events and resources. [30 October 2020]
Merseyside & Cheshire [from Cymru/Wales listings; this site covers North Wales, & Merseyside/Cheshire] CALENDAR: OPEN MIKE, FOLK & ACOUSTIC EVENTShttp://ruthinallstyles.co.uk, then click ‘Other local clubs’ ⇒ Chris Birchall, 01824 704844, chris<at>chrisbirchall.co.uk ⊕Other categories also eg theatres. You can add your event.
Oxon FOLK IN OXFORDhttp://folkinoxford.co.uk ⇒ Contact us - admin<at>folkinoxford.co.uk Mailing list for all the latest news, subscribe via website form. ⊕ Calendar of events (by category, by week, searchable); listing a huge variety of folk activities to watch, or to join in. Glos & nearby; includes South Glos GLOSFOLKwww.glosfolk.org.uk Peter Cripps ⊕ The Folk Diary of events (www.glosfolk.org.uk) is well worth a visit to keep up with what is going on in the county and nearby, with over 200 events listed most months (and those are just the ones we know about!).
Somerset and Dorset SOMERSET AND DORSET FOLK DIARYwww.sadfolk.co.uk Steve Cunio ⇒ Subscribe or email via website. ⊕ The Somerset and Dorset Folk Diary (or SaDFolk) is based around a weekly email service, listing ‘folk’ events in Somerset and Dorset. The term ‘event’ covers concerts, barn dances, sessions, workshops and any other folk related activity. Shropshire & elsewhere SABRINAFLU Online Folk Magazinehttps://sabrinaflu.wordpress.comDavid Harley 07891 999619 ⇒ Contact: david.a.harley<at>gmail.com. See also https://www.facebook.com/groups/27261137852/ ⊕ Promoting folk(-ish) music, song, dance and poetry, especially but not exclusively along the course of the river Severn (hence Sabrinaflu).
Herefordshire TALES FROM UNDER BLACK HILL BLOGhttp://blackhilltales.blogspot.com/search/label/FolkWorkshops John & Jane Baxter ⇒ e-mail john.baxter87<at>virgin.net or follow & DM <at>FolkWorkshops ⊕ Blog including FolkWorkshop newsletters and other articles about folk music in South-West Herefordshire and nearby parts of Powys
Worcestershire & very nearbyWORCESTER Traditional Music Pagewww.worcesterfolk.org.uk Mike Walton 01905 357482 ⇒ mike<at>worcesterfolk.org.uk ⊕ Website with information on Worcester’s traditional music scene.
MEDIA M.1 ONLINE FOLK MAGAZINES & LISTINGS --- (c) International Note: this is a Directory summary, so word limits: symbol ⊕ = up-to-40 words additional info. More detailed entries on our International News page on our folklife.ukfolk-news website: www.folklife.uk/world.html
Ireland ‡FONN TRADITIONAL MUSIC & SONGhttps://fonn.online → Primarily, but not excusively, from Ireland. ⊕ The fonn website covers traditional music and song -- fonn is an online magazine devoted to traditional music and song – primarily, but not excusively, from Ireland. The magazine includes news, reviews and essays along with images and videos.
USA ‡ CALENDAR of VIRTUAL SONG SESSIONS bostonsongsessions.org/virtual-sessions → An invaluable resource for USA, UK, & more (as pictured above) ⇒ Please send corrections, additions, and suggestions to:virtualtradsession <at> gmail.com It's maintained jointly by Clara Jordan (Sheffield, UK) & Jeff Keller (Somerville, MA, USA). For individual session queries, contact that session. ⊕ A calendar of online (mostly zoom-based) pub sings, chantey sings, & ballad sessions started up under the Coronavirus lockdown. Unless your browser is confused, times should display in your timezone. Note that some of the sessions require registering in advance.
🄰 COUNTRY DANCE & SONG SOCIETY'S ONLINE EVENTS CALENDAR https://www.cdss.org/community/events-calendar → CDSS, mainly USA and Canada ⊕ Check out CDSS's online events calendar Dozens of virtual events posted every week for traditional singers, musicians, and also dancers. Most are hosted by Americans & Canadians, some by others, but anyone can join.
🄰 SOME ALTERNATIVE ROOTS: DIARY, LISTINGS, AND MORE www.somealternativeroots.com → Resources: USA and world ⊕ Resources website, with webpages ‘Listen’, ‘Watch’. ‘Support’, ‘Participate’, ‘Learn’. The ‘Participate’ webpage includes virtual events: www.somealternativeroots.com/participate and is a gateway to more pages, including virtual ‘Dance’, ‘Play’, ‘Sing’, “Festivals’, ‘Concert Calendar’.
🄰 AMERICELTIC www.AmeriCeltic.net / www.facebook.com/AmeriCeltic → West Coast of U.S. and more. ⇒ Public Calendar of related events: AmeriCeltic Calendar Weekly newsletter: AmeriCeltic Newsletter Read about all our work,: www.AmeriCeltic.net/about A weekly newsletter needs NEWS! Please submit your relevant news to americeltic<at>gmail.com. ⊕ A user supported, non-profit service organization. Our Mission is to restore awareness, celebrate and preserve the culture and history of Celtic Americans by promoting live Celtic music, festivals, history & ancestry as well as report and comment on related current events. 🄰 AMERICELTIC CALENDAR AmeriCeltic Calendar → West Coast of U.S. and more. Live and Zoom listings ⇒ Read about all our work, www.AmeriCeltic.net/about ⊕ ⊕ A user supported, non-profit service organization. Our Mission is to restore awareness, celebrate and preserve the culture and history of Celtic Americans by promoting live Celtic music, festivals, history & ancestry as well as report and comment on related current events.
MEDIA M.2 PRINTED FOLK MAGAZINES & LISTINGS for JOURNALS see FOLKLIFE STUDIES (on our Folklife Traditions site)
Cornwall FOLK IN CORNWALLwww.folkincornwall.co.uk John Tremaine 01208 872124 ⇒ Editor: John Tremaine, 7 The Moors, Lostwithiel, PL22 0BX. mail<at>folkincornwall.co.uk Facebook: www.facebook.com/folkincornwallmagazine ⊕ Folk in Cornwall supports the thriving folk scene in Cornwall, providing information through publishing the printed magazine every three months, and its website, listing song, music and dance clubs, groups, sessions, with an event diary and details of regular events. [Feb 2018, new member]
Devon WHAT’S AFOOThttps://devonfolk.org.uk Anne Gill 01803 290427 ⇒ Anne Gill, Maleth, 11 Cleveland Road, Torquay, TQ2 5BD. adverts<at>devonfolk.org.uk ⊕ Diary, contacts, articles, reviews. 3 per year: 1 Apr (deadlines 1 Feb), 1 Aug (deadline 1 Jun), 1 Dec (deadline 1 Oct). Posted UK: £5.00 for 3 issues, cheques: Devon Folk.
EnglandEDS (English Dance & Song)www.efdss.org/efdss-join-us/english-dance-and-song EFDSS 020 7485 2206 ⇒ To join EFDSS [English Folk Dance & Song Society] and receive EDS and other benefits: www.efdss.org/efdss-join-us ⇒ Editorial: EDS Editor, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London, NW1 7AY. eds.editor<at>efdss.org ⊕ An international publication, going out to the almost 4,000 members of the Society. It’s the world’s longest-running folk magazine, first published in 1936, and balances professional folk with grassroots folk, both traditional and contemporary. [EFDSS, now a FL member, October 2017] UK & Ireland LIVING TRADITIONwww.livingtradition.co.uk Office 01563 571220 ⇒ The Living Tradition, PO Box 1026, Kilmarnock KA2 0LG. admin<at>livingtradition.co.uk, www.facebook.com/thelivingtraditionmagazine ⊕ A full colour, glossy, folk and traditional music magazine highlighting the rich heritage of traditional music in the UK, Ireland and beyond. TLT has a worldwide circulation, and is an independent and authoritative voice in the folk world. Subscriptions available. [Feb 2018, new member]
And we are . . . Wales, England West Country & West Midlands FW, the Folklife West print magazine on this site Sam Simmons 01684 561378 ⊕ Each issue has Members' news pages (also copied online here) Members' listings inc Festival & Workshop Diaries (from this Directory!); and Folklife Traditions pages, articles & news www.folklife-traditions.uk
M.4 PUBLISHERS (MUSIC & PRINT)see also FOLKLIFE STUDIES (on our Folklife Traditions site)
S Glos SAYDISCwww.saydisc.com Gef Lucena ⌂ The Barton, Inglestone Common, Badminton, S. Glos. GL9 1BX, England Saydisc<at>aol.com ⊕ Maddy Prior/Carnival Band, Mellstock Band, Broadside Band, Kathryn Tickell, Nigel Eaton, Ray Fisher, Chinese, Japanese, Pacific, African, Indian and many other cultures, trad performers and rare musics.
Herefs TOM HUGHESwww.tomhughesmusic.co.uk Tom Hughes ⇒ Contact: tomhughesmusic<at>outlook.com ⊕ Music transcription and engraving service, including music book production and publishing of folk/traditional music. I can offer special rates to folk musicians looking to release a music book. Now available: ALAWON:MELODIES Tune Book from the fantastic Welsh folk trio ALAW. [Feb 2020, new Member]